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Newbigging Farmland (Lot 2)

Carnock, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 9HW

Offers Over £435,000


  • Block of farmland extending to about 85.19 acres (34.48 ha)

DESCRIPTION
Newbigging Farm is available as a whole or in four lots:

LOT 2 – NEWBIGGING FARMLAND
The farmland at Newbigging extends to about 85.19 acres (34.48 ha) with a gentle south-facing aspect, sits immediately to the north of the …

DESCRIPTION
Newbigging Farm is available as a whole or in four lots:

LOT 2 – NEWBIGGING FARMLAND
The farmland at Newbigging extends to about 85.19 acres (34.48 ha) with a gentle south-facing aspect, sits immediately to the north of the B913 above Lot 1. The enclosures are all of a good workable size, stock-proof fenced and currently farmed as a combination of arable and grass. However, the majority of the fields currently down to grass are all ploughable.

IACS
All the farmland is registered for IACS purposes and the farm code is 78/395/0004.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) 2019
Basic Payment Entitlement was established on 15th May 2015. The Basic Payment Entitlements may be available by separate negotiation. Further details of the Basic Payment Entitlement are available from the Selling Agent.

Any payments relating to the 2019 scheme year will, if appropriate, be retained by the Seller. The Seller will enter discussions with the Purchaser to transfer the right to receive Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Entitlements. If applicable, the purchaser(s) will be responsible upon occupation of the subjects of sale to comply fully with the Statutory Management requirements to maintain the farmland in Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC) as laid down under the Cross Compliance rules of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) for the remainder of the scheme year.

POSTCODE
KY12 9HW

ENVIRONMENTAL STIPULATIONS
The land is all designated as Non-Less Favoured Area (Non-LFA).

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Fife Council, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5LT. Tel: 01383 441 199

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RURAL PAYMENT AND INSPECTIONS DIRECTORATE
Strathearn House, Broxden Business Park, Lamberkine Drive, Perth, PH1 1RX. Tel: 01738 602000.

DIRECTIONS
From the M90, exit at Junction 3 (Dunfermline) and take the A907 signposted Dunfermline/Halbeath. Continue on the A907 through Dunfermline, passing through Milesmark. On entering Gowkhall, turn right onto the B913, for approximately half a mile. Newbigging Farm is then located on the left.

LOTTING
Newbigging Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in four lots. However the seller reserves the rights to deviate from the advertised lotting should there be a requirement for an alternative split.

TIMBER
All fallen and standing timber is included in the sale in so far it is owned by the Seller.

MINERALS
The mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned by the Seller.

SPORTING RIGHTS
In so far as these rights form part of the property title they are included within the sale.

INGOING VALUATION
The purchaser(s) of Newbigging Farm shall, in addition to the purchase price, be obliged to take over and pay for at a valuation to be agreed by a mutually appointed valuer(s) with respect to the following:

1. All cultivations and growing crops on a seeds, labour, lime, fertiliser, sprays and machinery basis with an increment representing the enhanced value of the establishment and age of such crops.
2. All feed stuffs, hay, straw, fodder, roots, silage and farmyard manure and other produce at market value.
3. All oils, fuel, fertilisers, sprays, chemicals, seeds, and sundries at cost.

Note: If the amount of the valuations has not been agreed on the date fixed for completion, then the purchaser shall pay to the seller such a sum as selling agents shall certify on account at the valuation pending agreement. Should the payment not be made within seven days then the interest will become payable on outstanding monies at 8% over Bank of Scotland borrowing rate.

DEPOSIT
A deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid within seven days of completion of Missives. Deposit will be non-refundable in the event of the purchaser failing to complete for reasons not attributable to the Seller or their Agents.

VIEWINGS
Viewings are strictly by prior appointment and only through the selling agents, Galbraith.

ENTRY
Entry to Newbigging Farm will be by mutual agreement.

RESERVATIONS
The seller reserves the right to hold a displenishing sale after completion.

SOLICITORS
Dale Solicitors, 18 Wallace Street, Galston, KA4 8HP. Tel: 01563 820216 Email: info@dalesllp.co.uk

HEALTH & SAFETY
The property is an agricultural holding and appropriate caution should be exercised at all times during inspection particularly in reference to the farm buildings, farmland and water courses.
2017 ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
Please note that under the 2017 AML regulations we are legally required to carry out money laundering checks against purchasers. To enable us to complete these checks purchasers will need to provide along with their offer either:
a) originals of primary (e.g. a passport) and secondary (e.g. current council tax or utility bill) ID; or
b) copies of such primary and secondary ID certified and dated by the purchasers’ solicitors as true copies along with written confirmation from the purchasers’ solicitors that they accept that we will be relying on this copy ID for AML purposes.
Failure to provide this information may result in an offer not being considered.

MORTGAGE FINANCE
Galbraith are approved Agents for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) and we can assist you in securing finance loans for a variety of farming purposes including the purchase of land and property, restructuring debt, and to provide working capital for diversification, improving or erecting farm buildings. For further details and to discuss any proposals in confidence please contact Colin Stewart at our Galbraith Perth Office on 01738 451111. Email: colin.stewart@galbraithgroup.com.

IMPORTANT NOTES
These particulars are intended to give a fair and overall description of the property. If any points are relevant to your interest, please ask for further information, prior to viewing. Prospective purchasers are advised to seek their own professional advice. Areas, measurements and distances are given as a guide. Photographs depict only certain parts of the property. Nothing within the particulars shall be deemed to be a statement as to the structural condition, nor the working order of services and appliances. The photographs were taken in April 2019. If the farm is sold as a going concern, then TUPE legislations would apply. These particulars shall not be binding on our clients whether acted on or otherwise, unless the same is incorporated within a written document, signed by our clients or on their behalf, satisfying the requirements of Section 3 of The Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995. A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties. Offers Formal offers in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, through a Scottish Lawyer, to Galbraith, Lynedoch House, Barossa Place, Perth, PH1 5EP. Photographs taken May 2019.